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In Search of Forgotten Colors

The Victoria and Albert Museum filmed this short four-part documentary about the Somenotsukasa Yoshioka dye workshop near Kyoto, Japan. They make …

'Tourism pollution': Japanese crackdown costs Airbnb $10m

Kyoto is on frontline of clash that has spread to holiday lets, with restrictive law now in effect<p>It has become a familiar scene: tourists in rented kimonos posing for photographs in front of a Shinto shrine in Kyoto. They and other visitors have brought valuable tourist dollars to the city and …

Credit Cards

Typefaces Used In Some Of The World’s Most Recognized Logo Designs

Image by Emanuele Abrate and featured with permission<p><b>It’s inherent for</b> designers to look at a logo and take in more than what’s shown at face value. …

Graphic Design

Musical instruments and apps that teach you how to play

An experienced human teacher is the best, but these gadgets can get you started.<p>Hearing music can make us dance, laugh, or cry; it has the power to excite us or give us goosebumps. Playing music, on the flipside, can make you smarter. Learning an instrument improves your brain’s executive …

Apps

Authentic Tiramisu Recipe

"On my first trip to Italy to meet my husband's family back in 1995, I didn't speak a word of Italian. But I did learn how to make great 'dolci' from …

This gadget lets you scratch and DJ on vinyl without a needle

Turntablism, no tonearm needed<p><i>Update Thursday, February 15th 12PM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on February 10th, 2018 and has been updated to include new video.</i><p>French company MWM has announced a new product called Phase that sits on your turntable and allows you to DJ audio files with …

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Over 200 Free-To-Download Design Masterpieces From The ‘Golden Age Of Posters’

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left image by Ferdinand Andri (1906) via MCAD Library, right image by Berthold Löffler (1908) via MCAD Library<p><b>The late</b> …

Compact all-in-one kitchen unit hides stove, fridge and dishwasher (Video)

Kitchens are one of the main hubs of any home, especially if you like to cook and entertain. In a small space, this isn't as easy to do, especially …

Small Kitchen Storage Solution: Kitchen Rail Ideas & Sources

An interesting trend in kitchen design, as of late, is the movement towards kitchens with open shelving, or even little or no storage above the …

Charmander and friends come to life in artist's Pokémon renderings

Gotta 3D design 'em all.<p>Joshua Dunlop, a freelance concept artist based in London, has created incredibly lifelike images of three classic …

Pokémon

MacBook Pro teardown shows the Touch Bar model is impossible to repair

Apple has been shipping its next-generation MacBook Pro only for a few days, but iFixit has already managed to get its hands on the new 13-inch model with Touch Bar and put it through one of its comprehensive teardowns.<p>As expected, much of the innards of Apple’s flagship laptop have been modified …

MacBook Pro

Obama says he and Trump had 'excellent conversation'

WASHINGTON — President Obama said he and successor-in-waiting Donald Trump had an "excellent conversation" Thursday as the intense rivals who defined the volatile 2016 election discussed the hand-off of the White House.<p>Just days after vicious attacks on the campaign trail, the two men spoke well of …

Donald Trump

Arrogant Apple Gambles Your Pain For Its Selfish Gain

For all of the iterative design updates, slow progress, and only the occasional visible tweak to its hardware, Tim Cook has put Apple’s reputation on the line with his decisions made in 2016. Is Apple right to push its audience towards Cupertino’s one true and correct brave new world of the future, …

MacBook Pro

Billion dollar Resident Evil movie franchise found success by respecting video games

It takes hubris to ignore source material<p><i>Resident Evil: The Final Chapter</i> will be packed with "big kick-ass action scenes" and "really, really scary scenes" as it returns Alice to Raccoon City to finally wrap up all of the questions that have long plagued the movies and its central character, …

Top 20 Luxurious Modern Sofas You Will Want To Have Next Season

Looking for a <b>living room sofa</b> that will spruce up your space this Fall and Winter? Let yourself be inspired by a selection of some of the most …

From 'Fallout' To 'Game Of Thrones,' Who Else May Follow In 'Pokémon GO's AR Footsteps?

As soon as it became clear that <i>Pokémon GO</i> was going to be a global hit, the question became how fast it was going to be cloned. But unlike <i>Flappy Bird</i> or <i>Threes</i>, given the AR nature of the title, it’s not exactly going to be the easiest for just any no-name developer to rip-off (but lord knows …

francesco faccin's bronze furniture for nilufar gallery is cast from planks of wood

<b>francesco faccin’s bronze furniture for nilufar gallery is cast from planks of wood</b><p><b>for milan-based nilufar gallery, italian designer francesco faccin</b> …

Furniture

The Hollywood Freeway Is L.A.'s Own Glittering Gutter

Over an endless mile, I passed several bumpers, three smashed soccer balls, and bottles and cans of every description.<p>From the June 2016 issue<p>Even in 1959, the Hollywood Freeway hummed with traffic.<p>The death screams of a 1948 Buick speedometer evoked the sound of a snowblower clearing piles of …

Los Angeles

Articles about smart designs small kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>After reading Aaron Britt’s interview with Kyle Schuneman on masculine design for our June Interior Design issue (on newsstands...<p>A modular culinary concept addresses …

Kitchens

8 Smart Ways to Organize a Small Kitchen

1 of 8<p>Ditch What You Don't Need<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Hang Up Your Cookware<p>3 of 8<p>Downsize Appliances<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Magnetize Cutlery<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Sarah Michelle Gellar Shares an Incredible "Cruel Inventions" Throwback Photo

Sarah Michelle Gellar has a history of gifting us with amazing throwback photos through her Instagram feed, and her latest snap is more appropriate than ever. After announcing on Wednesday that she would be reprising her role as the villainous Kathryn Merteuil in a TV reboot of <b>Cruel Intentions</b>, the …

Inventions

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Must-See Design Documentaries You Don't Want To Miss

Inspiration is all around you. Your design taste is developed by the things you consume. Your creative genius is influenced by the food you eat, sounds you hear, music you listen to, books and articles you read and movies you watch. If you feel like procrastinating make sure you spend your time …

Gaming Industry

DIY masks could make you a haunting Halloween hit

So a good Halloween costume idea is not coming to you. Steve and Marianne Wintercroft can get you started with an alluring mask.<p>The British design couple has made a company out of designing masks that the buyers build themselves. For a few bucks, you can download a template of a polygon constructed …

SUB 37

<b>SOUND ENGINE</b>: 100% Analog<p><b>POLYPHONY</b>: Selectable Monophonic or Paraphonic<p><b>KEYBED</b>: 37 Note Semi-weighted with <i>After Pressure</i><p><b>LCD</b>: 128 X 64 pixel LCD with …